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Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-18-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By tomoyer
I forget the size, its fairly large allen. let me...

I forget the size, its fairly large allen. let me look quick. Pretty sure its a 10 metric allen key.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-17-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By tomoyer
If you search for my thread of last year, it...

If you search for my thread of last year, it tells you what right front CV Axle I used. It cost me a few dollars more than a re-man from NAPA, but was a new axle. As far as the seal goes, REPLACE...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 01-17-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By tomoyer
For a slight increase in performance and a nicer...

For a slight increase in performance and a nicer exhaust tone, you can go with a Scorpion or Magniflow Muffler. They are not complete exhaust systems, they replace the rear muffler. The pipes...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-09-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By tomoyer
Exactly why I listed both tools. You guys can...

Exactly why I listed both tools. You guys can use a sledge hammer to remove and install, but that's just not the proper way to do it and can cause problems, but to each their own.
Forum: Lighting Forum 12-06-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By tomoyer
are you absolutely sure that all the fuses for...

are you absolutely sure that all the fuses for the headlights are good?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-06-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By tomoyer
Beat away all you guys like, but in the end its...

Beat away all you guys like, but in the end its really asking for trouble. Need to remove the brake caliper first and hang it from a wire tie, then remove the FCAB Bracket bolts so LCA is free to...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-06-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By tomoyer
OK, first of all, hope you know that the...

OK, first of all, hope you know that the Secondary Air Pump (SAP) only runs for 1 to 5 minutes every time you start the car. Its purpose is to inject extra air into the exhaust system when the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By tomoyer
Like every brand of vehicle out there, BMWs are...

Like every brand of vehicle out there, BMWs are some times prone to throw a code or 2 when there really isn't anything wrong (they clear themselves after starting the car several times without the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-04-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,609
Posted By tomoyer
I'm going to say that if the diff oil was...

I'm going to say that if the diff oil was recently changed as he stated, what left go wasn't the diff itself, but one of the CV Axles or the Front Drive Shaft. If any of these break (i.e. the cv...
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By tomoyer
Or if the vacuum hose is ok to the SAP, it could...

Or if the vacuum hose is ok to the SAP, it could well be the filter inside the top of the SAP itself. Some are paper and some are foam, and like any other filter, when they get too dirty they...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-03-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By tomoyer
205/50/17 Conti Extreme Winter Contacts is a...

205/50/17 Conti Extreme Winter Contacts is a great choice, not quite as good as Blizzaks, but they work extremely well. I used them on my 2003 330xi Sport for 2 winters before it was totalled 2...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 12-03-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By tomoyer
Not sure why you would want to remove the strut...

Not sure why you would want to remove the strut when replacing a front CV Axle!!! Brake Caliper is removed and hung by wire ties with Brake hose still on it, Rear FCAB bolts are removed so that...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By tomoyer
gabriox, yes I'm interested, sorry for the delay...

gabriox, yes I'm interested, sorry for the delay in getting back. What's your price?
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-22-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By tomoyer
Just a side note here; when you go to pull the...

Just a side note here; when you go to pull the caliper off, open the bleeder screw so that when you force the pads open and piston back into the caliper, no fluid is pushed back up stream. Close...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By tomoyer
Just curious which Bilstein Shocks you are using...

Just curious which Bilstein Shocks you are using with your H & R Spring set.
Forum: Suspension and Braking 11-22-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By tomoyer
2003 325xi Stock Rear Springs

Anybody that has put lowering springs in their 325xi have the Stock Rear Springs that they want to sell? Not ready to lower my 2003 325 xi but I have an original stock rear spring that has broken. ...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-09-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,064
Posted By tomoyer
I'm in SE Pa and I use Continental Extreme...

I'm in SE Pa and I use Continental Extreme Contact Winter Tires on the stock rims, 16 inch for my 2001 and 2003 3225xi's and used 17 inch on my 2003 330 xi sport before it was totaled. They...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 11-09-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By tomoyer
For Sale for XIs

I have a set of BWM Front Rotors with less than 1000 miles on them and the BMW pads for sale. Rotors are not warped, changed over to different rotors and pads. I will sell the Front Rotors with the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-29-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By tomoyer
Thanks Sam, that's exactly what I figured with...

Thanks Sam, that's exactly what I figured with the pre-face lift cars.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 10-23-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By tomoyer
2001 vs 2003 Headlight Switch Module/Wiring

As some may know, about a month ago or so my '03 330xi Sport was rear-ended and was bent up bad enough to be totaled by the insurance company. As we know, the '03 was a "face lift" car whereas the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-27-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By tomoyer
yes it does! wife hurt as well, nothing serious,...

yes it does! wife hurt as well, nothing serious, sore as hell from seat belt.
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-27-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By tomoyer
Lost 03 330xi Sport

Wednesday a week ago I lost my pristine 2003 330 xi Sport (with Premium and Winter Package) to an asshole that was tailgating at 70 mph and drove right into the rear with out braking at all. Besides...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 09-13-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,240
Posted By tomoyer
I totally agree with several responses here: the...

I totally agree with several responses here: the E46 staters are know for failing without ANY warning (and that is most likely what is wrong with your car as it seems they stat to fail around the...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By tomoyer
The appointments for the insurance to look over...

The appointments for the insurance to look over both cars is this coming Wednesday, though I have a friend who's 2005 535i had about the same amount of damage to it as mine do and it came to $1272.00...
Forum: E46 Xi Forum 05-23-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By tomoyer
Severe Weather Yesterday

Some of you may know that SE PA got hit quite hard with golf ball and larger hail Thursday afternoon. Many cars were damaged and many totaled out already. Both my 2003 xis suffered damage from the...
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